September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2019 is the 265th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 66Roman Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica.
- 1499Treaty of Basel: Switzerland becomes an independent state.
- 1692Last people hanged for witchcraft in Britain’s North American colonies.
- 1761George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz are crowned King and Queen, respectively, of the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- 1784Russia establishes a colony at Kodiak, Alaska.
- 1792Primidi Vendémiaire of year 1 of the French Republican Calendar as the French First Republic comes into being.
- 1823Joseph Smith, Jr. states he found the Golden plates on this date after being directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where they were buried.
- 1851The city of Des Moines, Iowa is incorporated as Fort Des Moines.
- 1993A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia.
- 1994the Nordhordland Bridge was opened across the Salhusfjorden between Klauvaneset and Flatøy in Hordaland, Norway. It has no lateral anchorage because of the depth of Salhusfjorden.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1885Erich von Stroheim, Austrian-born actor (d. 1957)
- 1892Billy West (silent film actor), American silent film actor (d. 1975)
- 1925Virginia Capers, American actress (d. 2004)
- 1943Toni Basil, American singer
- 1957Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist
- 1958Neil Cavuto, American television commentator
- 1960Ernest Martin, American convicted murderer (d. 2003)
- 1961Michael Torke, American composer
- 1971Kostas Kaiafas, Greek-Cypriot footballer
- 1988Bethany Dillon, American musician
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